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Mario's Portofino

1505 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-2807
+1 775-825-7779
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1505 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-2807
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Great experience in Reno. Portofino's food is excellent, best Italian in Reno! Fresh pasta and sauces. Be sure to have the calamari appetizer (excellent). Service is outstanding. A must try in Reno. A locals favorite for lunch as well. Of course a great bar!

Thank cbielser
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I love the ambiance, truly italian. The food is great with huge servings. The service is great and I love everything about this place.

Thank mevenzabat
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Visited for Sunday dinner with friends. Atmosphere was quite nice, service was pretty good. Food was disappointing. Calamari Fritti was a bit chewy, sauce was brute-force hot. Veal parmigiana portion was smallish, accompanying pasta side was mediocre, vegetables were bland. Veal was also disappointing, perhaps...More

Thank Gene D
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We saw this restaurant in a small mall. We are always searching for good Italian food when we travel. It turned out to be a gem. The menu was filled with delicious sounding items. I had a hard time deciding which sauce for my pasta...More

Thank larrysR3239SN
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Make reservations ahead of time. Resturant was completely full when we arrived Friday evening reservations 7 pm. Great food. Husband said stuffed pork chop was excellent. Full of flavor& tender. Stuffed cannaloni with chicken & spinach with authenic red sauce. Yum! Ask if William can...More

1  Thank sunnysusan2016
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Nice atmosphere. We were only one of three tables. The "cook" should have NEVER plated the chicken parmesan and our server should have NEVER served my wife's meal. The chicken parmesan was SO overcooked that it was BLACK on the bottom!

2  Thank Lance11
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

First time to Mario's, and it was good. Wine was reasonably priced, food was good. Liked the Caesar salad with out croutons. Bread was good, but not great. Didn't have dessert. Parking is easy. Service was okay.

Thank RobReno
Reviewed 11 November 2017

True Italian chef from Milan makes this place well worth the visit. We went the first time and loved it and will definitely go back. It's our new favorite place! Good wine selection. Menu is large and varied - and daily specials are truly special...More

Thank europearoundtheworld
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We are locals, and Friday nights are our Italian Nights. Mario's is one of the restaurants that is on the top of our short list of favorite spots. The service is good, the atmosphere is quiet, and the food is excellent. My hubby, who grew...More

1  Thank Julie A
Reviewed 2 October 2017

the food and service are consistently good. Recently I ordered the stuffed salmon special and I swear it was the best I have ever eaten. I also love the coconut cheese cake!

Thank John L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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11:30 - 14:00
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11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-2807
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-825-7779
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